Greek and Roman philosophy taught that the four constituent elements of earth, wind, fire, and water were the basic building blocks of the universe, and even the New Testament curtsies to this idea.
By the Reverend Christine V. Hides Chalking the door is an Epiphany tradition my family enjoys. On our front door we write “C+M+B,” an acronym for “Christus Mansionem Benedicat,” which means “May Christ bless this dwelling.” We say a short prayer asking that God’s comfort and presence be known to those who cross [...]
Blessing of the Animals Worship By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg Most churches celebrate their Blessing of the Animals service on or near October 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi (1182–1226), but at Kenilworth Union we bring our pets to church on the first Sunday after Christmas—December 29 this [...]
The Spirituality of Sewage: The State of Our Water Stewardship
Monday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m.
By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg When Charles Dickens died in 1870 at the age of 58 and was laid to rest in Poets’ Corner at Westminster Abbey, the priest who gave the eulogy told a small group of family and close friends: “A Christmas Carol is the greatest charity sermon [...]
Click here for an invitation from Bill Evertsberg. Casual and Kid Friendly, Sunday, December 29 at 10:30 a.m. It is that glorious time of year when all God’s creatures pause to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. Four-legged friends and other well-behaved pets or stuffed animals with people are invited to [...]
Worship with Communion
Sunday, December 15
Quiet Christmas Worship
Tuesday, December 17
June 14–19, 2020
Having heard and appreciated the choir for years, Bill Davis wanted to leave a lasting and loving memory of his wife Judy and her affection for the choir. In October Bill gifted the Church and Music Ministry with a substantial donation. By forming the Judy and Bill Davis Choral Endowment Fund, operating expenses for [...]